Rosslyn Chapel

Highly recommended
The founder, Sir William St Clair, third and last prince of Orkney (1396-1484), lord of the nearby Rosslyn Castle, called upon craftsmen from different European countries in order to create a unique building. Started in 1446, work finished in 1486, culminating in a chapel with such an abudance of sculpture that it defies description. From this profusion of detailing, the exceptional Apprentice Pillar emerges.

Useful information

Address:

EH25 9PU Roslin

Phone:

+44 131 440 2159

Price:

9 £ (-17 years old free of charge)

Opening hours

Jun-Aug: 9.30am-6pm, Sun noon-4.45pm; rest of year: 9.30am-5pm, Sun noon-4.45pm - closed 24-25 Dec, 31 Dec and 1 Jan - guided tour Mon-Sat 10am, 11am, 12.15pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm, Sun 1pm, 2pm, 3pm

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